Announcement concerning submission dates for annual and final reports

Friday, 13 March 2020

Please note that annual reports on the implementation of research projects and post-doctoral fellowships must be submitted to the National Science Centre by 31 March 2020 scholarships and final reports, by the date set forth in the agreement. The National Science Centre may decide that entities that cannot adhere to the above deadlines due to epidemiological risk caused by coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) may submit the reports at a later date: annual reports, by 30 April 2020 and final reports, within 30 days of the initial submission date set forth in the agreement. »

Three Polish research teams among the winners of the international M-ERA.NET Call 2019

Friday, 13 March 2020

We are pleased to announce that three projects involving Polish researchers have been awarded funding in the M-ERA.NET call for proposals. Within the M-ERA.NET Call 2019 over EUR 26,9 million have been granted to 37 research projects. »

Announcement concerning ETIUDA 8 and SONATINA 4 calls

Friday, 13 March 2020

Please note that the National Science Centre is not planning to change the proposal submission deadline in the ETIUDA 8 and SONATINA 4 calls (16 March 2020, 4 p.m. ). Proposals must be submitted electronically via ZSUN/OSF, available at https://osf.opi.org.pl. Anyone that cannot have their documents signed due to epidemiological risk caused by coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) may append their proposals with a written statement of the applicant undertaking to submit the required documents at a later date. »

Difficulties in reaching NCN officers

Friday, 13 March 2020

Please note that as of Monday, 16 March 2020, NCN officers can only be contacted by e-mail until further notice. »

Announcement concerning trips to foreign research centres

Thursday, 12 March 2020

With reference to the announcements of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Chief Sanitary Inspectorate concerning epidemiological risk caused by coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), the National Science Centre recommends to consider rescheduling trips to foreign research centres funded under the calls announced by the National Science Centre.

If research stays can be rescheduled, the National Science Centre must be notified of the new dates in order to annex the funding agreements for doctoral scholarships and funding agreements for fellowships in foreign research teams using ERC grants. »

Data Management Plan – FAQ

Friday, 6 March 2020

In what follows, the NCN answers some of the frequently asked questions regarding possible modifications to the Data Management Plan and its assessment criteria. »

Introducing a policy of open access to research project publications

Monday, 2 March 2020

At the February session of the Council of the National Science Centre, upon the motion of the NCN Director, members of the Council expressed their approval for a new open access policy to publications created as a result of research projects funded entirely or in part from NCN resources. The obligation to ensure open access to published research findings will apply to all projects recommended for funding under calls announced on 16 June 2020. »